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Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves is known as an American actor. He is most famous for movies like 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure', 'The Matrix', and 'John Wick'.

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Background and Age

Keanu Charles Reeves was born on September 2, 1964, in Beirut, Lebanon. He is of Chinese-Hawaiian ancestry on his father's side. Reeves' mother worked in entertainment as a performer and later an ensemble designer. Upon his folks' divorce, he moved with his mom and sister to New York and after that Toronto. Reeves built up a zest for hockey, however he would eventually go towards an acting career, collecting TV roles and making his big-screen debut in the 1985 Canadian feature One Step Away.

Career and Net Worth

Reeves hit his biggest point when he featured in a science fiction film called The Matrix. Directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski, the 1999 film pursued Reeves as prophetic figure Neo, scheduled to lead mankind to opportunity from an all-devouring simulated world. Known for its inventive battles, cutting edge enhancements and beautiful style, The Matrix was a universal hit. Two sequels were taped together and released in 2003. The Matrix Reloaded, was a greater blockbuster hit than its ancestor.

The actor made his directorial debut with Man of Tai Chi in 2013. Martial arts–based subjects proceeded in Reeves' next feature, the generally panned 47 Ronin (2013), which was followed in 2014 by the more positively welcomed John Wick, co-featuring Willem Dafoe and John Leguizamo and its continuation John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017). After co-featuring with Winona Ryder in the romantic comedy Destination Wedding (2018), Reeves confronted a bustling 2019 with the arrival of the science fiction spine chiller Replicas.

In September 2019, it was announced that no plot details about John Wick 4 have been uncovered but since Matrix fans were delighted to see Laurence Fishburne join his old co-star Keanu in the third John Wick film, there might be more Matrix actors joining the John Wick universe. The director of John Wick 4 hinted that he might consider adding Carrie-Anne Moss or Hugo Weaving.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

In 1999, Reeves and his better half Jennifer Syme had a little girl, Ava Archer Syme-Reeves but she was born eight months stillborn. The loss of their girl crushed the couple and caused them to split. After two years, Jennifer was involved with a deadly fender bender where she slammed into three autos and was tossed out of her vehicle. It was later revealed she was on anti-depressant drugs.


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Last Modified: Sep 14 2020
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